1977-78 Birmingham Bulls Roster and Statistics

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Record: 36-41-3 (75 points), Finished 6th in WHA (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Glen Sonmor (36-38-3), John Bassett (0-3-0)

Goals For: 287 (7th of 10), Goals Against: 314 (7th of 10)
SRS: -0.29 (6th of 10), SOS: 0.04 (3rd of 10)

Playoffs:
Lost Quarter-Finals (4-1) versus Winnipeg Jets

Game Results

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Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Birmingham Bulls 80 36 41 3 75 .469 287 314 -0.29 0.04 7.51 60 286 20.98 84 355 76.34 8 13
League Average 69 32 34 3 68 .491 268 272 -0.05 0.01 7.84 64 289 22.22 64 287 77.61 9 10

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
Steve Alley LW 24 6-0 185 L/- R December 29, 1953 8 G, 12 A, 20 P
Danny Arndt LW 22 5-11 175 L/- 2 March 26, 1955 0 G, 1 A, 1 P
Frank Beaton LW 24 5-10 200 L/- 2 April 28, 1953 6 G, 9 A, 15 P
Serge Beaudoin D 25 6-2 215 L/- 4 November 30, 1952 8 G, 25 A, 33 P
Gilles Bilodeau LW 22 6-1 220 L/- 2 July 31, 1955 2 G, 2 A, 4 P
Tony Cassolato RW 21 5-11 180 R/- 1 May 7, 1956 18 G, 25 A, 43 P
Steve Durbano D 26 6-1 210 L/- R December 12, 1951 6 G, 4 A, 10 P
Chris Evans D 31 5-9 180 L/- 2 September 14, 1946 1 G, 2 A, 3 P
John Garrett G 26 5-8 175 -/L 4 June 17, 1951 , 3.81 GAA
Dave Gorman RW 22 5-11 185 R/- 3 April 8, 1955 19 G, 21 A, 40 P
Dave Hanson D 23 6-0 190 L/- 1 April 12, 1954 7 G, 16 A, 23 P
Paul Henderson LW 35 5-11 180 R/- 3 January 28, 1943 37 G, 29 A, 66 P
Dale Hoganson D 28 5-10 190 L/- 4 July 8, 1949 1 G, 12 A, 13 P
Brent Hughes D 34 6-0 205 L/- 2 June 17, 1943 9 G, 35 A, 44 P
Rod Langway D 20 6-3 218 L/- R May 3, 1957 3 G, 18 A, 21 P
Ken Linseman C 19 5-11 180 L/- R August 11, 1958 38 G, 38 A, 76 P
Frank Mahovlich LW 40 6-0 205 L/- 3 January 10, 1938 14 G, 24 A, 38 P
Peter Marrin C 24 5-10 160 R/- 4 August 8, 1953 28 G, 43 A, 71 P
Mark Napier RW 21 5-10 182 L/- 2 January 28, 1957 33 G, 32 A, 65 P
Vaclav Nedomansky RW 33 6-2 205 L/- 3 March 14, 1944 2 G, 3 A, 5 P
Joe Noris C 26 6-0 185 R/- 2 October 26, 1951 9 G, 19 A, 28 P
Phil Roberto RW 29 6-1 190 R/- R January 1, 1949 8 G, 20 A, 28 P
Tim Sheehy RW 29 6-1 185 R/- 5 September 3, 1948 4 G, 2 A, 6 P
Bob Stephenson RW 23 6-1 187 R/- R February 1, 1954 7 G, 6 A, 13 P
John Stewart C 24 6-0 180 L/- 3 January 2, 1954 13 G, 26 A, 39 P
Paul Terbenche D 32 5-10 170 L/- 3 September 16, 1945 1 G, 0 A, 1 P
Jim Turkiewicz D 22 5-10 185 L/- 3 April 13, 1955 3 G, 21 A, 24 P
Pat Westrum D 29 5-10 185 L/- 3 March 3, 1948 2 G, 10 A, 12 P
Wayne Wood G 26 6-1 190 -/L 3 June 5, 1951 , 3.83 GAA

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Ken Linseman C 19 71 38 38 76 32 6 126 29 5 4 216 17.6
2 Peter Marrin C 24 80 28 43 71 27 9 53 20 7 1 187 15.0
3 Paul Henderson LW 35 80 37 29 66 29 4 22 25 11 1 212 17.5
4 Mark Napier RW 21 79 33 32 65 27 -11 90 19 14 0 194 17.0
5 Brent Hughes D 34 80 9 35 44 15 12 48 6 3 0 109 8.3
6 Tony Cassolato RW 21 77 18 25 43 17 -3 59 14 4 0 124 14.5
7 Dave Gorman RW 22 63 19 21 40 16 18 93 17 2 0 108 17.6
8 John Stewart C 24 48 13 26 39 14 13 52 10 2 1 86 15.1
9 Frank Mahovlich LW 40 72 14 24 38 14 -5 22 8 6 0 125 11.2
10 Serge Beaudoin D 25 64 8 25 33 11 14 105 7 1 0 95 8.4
11 Joe Noris C 26 45 9 19 28 10 -9 6 9 0 0 83 10.8
12 Phil Roberto RW 29 53 8 20 28 10 7 91 8 0 0 91 8.8
13 Jim Turkiewicz D 22 78 3 21 24 7 10 45 3 0 0 83 3.6
14 Dave Hanson D 23 42 7 16 23 8 10 241 7 0 0 39 17.9
15 Rod Langway D 20 52 3 18 21 7 10 52 3 0 0 75 4.0
16 Steve Alley LW 24 27 8 12 20 8 17 11 7 1 0 43 18.6
17 Frank Beaton LW 24 56 6 9 15 6 -8 279 5 0 1 63 9.5
18 Bob Stephenson RW 23 39 7 6 13 6 -2 33 7 0 0 51 13.7
19 Dale Hoganson D 28 43 1 12 13 4 -6 29 1 0 0 54 1.9
20 Pat Westrum D 29 77 2 10 12 4 -7 97 2 0 0 72 2.8
21 Steve Durbano D 26 45 6 4 10 4 -12 284 5 1 0 64 9.4
22 Tim Sheehy RW 29 13 4 2 6 3 -14 5 2 2 0 43 9.3
23 Vaclav Nedomansky RW 33 12 2 3 5 2 -9 6 1 1 0 29 6.9
24 Gilles Bilodeau LW 22 59 2 2 4 2 -14 258 2 0 0 20 10.0
25 Chris Evans D 31 12 1 2 3 1 -7 4 1 0 0 8 12.5
26 John Garrett G 26 58 0 3 3 1 0 26 0 0 0 0
27 Wayne Wood G 26 32 0 3 3 1 0 22 0 0 0 0
28 Paul Terbenche D 32 11 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 4 25.0
29 Danny Arndt LW 22 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 287 461 748 25 2159 219 60 8 2278 12.6

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 John Garrett G 26 58 210 1714 1504 .877 3.81 2 3306 99 2.82
2 Wayne Wood G 26 32 99 794 695 .875 3.83 1 1551 100 -0.41
Team Total 309 2508 2199 .877 3.82 3 4857

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Ken Linseman C 19 5 2 2 4 1 15 0
2 Peter Marrin C 24 5 0 3 3 -2 2 0
3 Frank Beaton LW 24 5 2 0 2 -2 10 0
4 Dave Gorman RW 22 4 1 1 2 -2 0 0
5 Paul Henderson LW 35 5 1 1 2 -4 0 0
6 Frank Mahovlich LW 40 3 1 1 2 2 0 0
7 John Stewart C 24 5 1 1 2 -3 6 1
8 Jim Turkiewicz D 22 5 1 1 2 -2 0 0
9 Steve Durbano D 26 4 0 2 2 0 16 0
10 Mark Napier RW 21 5 0 2 2 2 14 0
11 Steve Alley LW 24 5 1 0 1 -3 5 0
12 Serge Beaudoin D 25 5 1 0 1 -2 46 0
13 Phil Roberto RW 29 4 1 0 1 -2 20 0
14 Dave Hanson D 23 5 0 1 1 -1 48 0
15 Pat Westrum D 29 3 0 1 1 1 2 0
16 Gilles Bilodeau LW 22 3 0 0 0 1 27 0
17 Tony Cassolato RW 21 4 0 0 0 -2 4 0
18 John Garrett G 26 5 0 0 0 0 0
19 Dale Hoganson D 28 5 0 0 0 -1 7 0
20 Brent Hughes D 34 5 0 0 0 -3 12 0
21 Rod Langway D 20 4 0 0 0 -2 9 0
22 Wayne Wood G 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Total 12 16 28 -24 243 1

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 John Garrett G 26 5 26 5.76 0 271
2 Wayne Wood G 26 1 3 6.21 0 29
Team Total 29 5.80 0 300